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07 January 2018

Wishes for 2018

Wish list for 2018

visit somewhere new
renovation #2

read books

find new parish home
continue to build small business

 __ space for emerging goals through the year __

In 2017, I
traveled to Hamilton, MO, Gettysburg, Emmitsburg, Fredericksburg
rode bikes (Katy Trail, Creve Coeur Park)
visited the art museum

made garden smaller and more efficient
read 100+ books
cooked 5 new recipes + tried 5 new-to-me restaurants
took weekly photos (mostly for Instagram)

attended a Cardinals' game
hosted a party 
saw a Muny show (with B)
prayed daily
continued focusing on small business
used my planner to budget time and remember activities
continued to learn about my health

Best Books Read in 2017


 My favorite books of 2017, in no particular order::

33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley

The Inimitable Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

Winter Solstice by Rosamund Pilcher

Hashimoto's Protocol by Izabella Wentz

Eat Dirt by Josh Axe

The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

The Reed of God by Caryll Houselander

The Shepherd's Life by James Rebanks

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett

The Little World of Don Camillo by Giovannino Guareschi

The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

04 October 2017


"Happiness does not depend on accumulating more things, but on the mindset we have concerning the things we do possess."

  --Fulton Sheen, Finding True Happiness